25 Best Sad Animes You Must Watch in 2023

Best Sad Anime You Must Watch

From tragic love stories to tear-jerking dramas, plenty of titles will leave you feeling emotionally drained (in a good way!). Get ready to grab some tissues as we dive into our top picks for the best sad anime you will watch.

Sad Anime is not far from the drama genre because it is considered very influential in presenting stories, so it can provide dramatic scenes full of emotion and make the audience cry.


The List is Based on

  • The past stories of sad characters
  • There is a main character who died
  • Conflicts about friendship, romance, family, etc., make the solution sad.

So, without further ado, here is a list of Sad Anime guaranteed to make you sad.


1. Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

  • Number of Episodes: `1 (Movie)
  • Rating MAL: 8.55
  • Genre: Drama, Historical

Synopsis :


When World War II reached its final peak in 1945, Japan was always gripped by panic and tension because they did not know when America would carry out the bombing.

In this tense situation, there was one less fortunate family. Setsuko and Seita are siblings from a wealthy family; having lost their parents and home because of the war, they now have to survive by walking to the countryside while enduring hunger and pain by utilizing the rest of their family’s property.


Even though many residents don’t care about their situation, Seita, and Setsuko never feel hopeless in life and keep trying to face the difficulties they receive.

2. Anohana (Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai)

Anohana (Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai)

  • Number of Episodes: 11
  • Rating MAL: 8.54
  • Genre: Slice of Life, Supernatural, Drama


Anohana is a 2011 anime series that follows the story of a group of childhood friends who are reunited after the death of one of their own.


The anime is set in the rural town of Menmae and focuses on the characters’ struggles to come to terms with their loss. Anohana is a slice-of-life series that deals with heavy themes such as grief and loss but also has its share of lighter moments.

The anime was well-received by fans and critics alike, and its touching story and engaging characters are sure to resonate with viewers long after the series has ended.

3. Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki (Wolf Children)

Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki (Wolf Children)

  • Number of Episodes: 1 ( Movie )
  • Rating MAL: 8.80
  • Genre: Slice of Life, Fantasy

Synopsis :

The Anime is About Hana, a hardworking student pursuing her college education while working part-time. One day, she meets a messy-haired man who has a cold nature. When Hana tried to approach him, the man responded with his cold nature.

Hana felt attracted to this man, and as time passed, their closeness made their relationship even more intimate, getting to know each other. After that, they understood each other and finally made them fall in love.

After understanding each other, the man finally told Hana that he was not an ordinary human but a werewolf. During a full moon, his form immediately changed into a wolf’s. After knowing the true figure, Hana’s love has not changed.


They eventually married and had two werewolf children. The two children consist of Ame, born when it rained, and Yuki, born when it snowed. Shortly after that, the father of the two children died, and Hana was forced to care for them alone.

Hana is very busy taking care of her two children alone. Because her children are not ordinary people, she has to move to a quiet rural area so that the children’s identities are maintained. Hana’s life is full of challenges in looking after her children have just begun.


4. Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden

  • Number of Episodes: 14
  • Rating MAL: 8.39
  • Genre: Fantasy, Drama

Synopsis :

Violet Evergarden, a former war soldier, always thinks of the words spoken by someone she loves more than anyone because she doesn’t understand the meaning of those words.


The great war divided the continent into northern and southern regions and ended after four years. After the war, people of a new generation emerged to live separate lives.

Violet, who used to play a role as a military tool, started a new life by going to the CH Postal Service, where she met the Auto Memories Doll made by Dr. Orland, which is known to be able to turn a person’s thoughts into words.

Violet decides to make herself an Auto Memories Doll and live a new life with new people. She meets with various emotions while searching for the true meaning of the words conveyed to Violet.


5. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

  • Number of Episodes: 64
  • Rating MAL: 9.25
  • Genre: Action, Military, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Magic, Fantasy, Shounen

Synopsis :

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime series that follows the story of two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, who are searching for a way to restore their bodies after a failed attempt to bring their mother back to life using alchemy.


Alchemy is a unique ability to manipulate objects or transmutation that has existed since ancient times. Alchemy has the basic law of “Equivalent Exchange,” which says, “to get something, something of equal value is needed.”

People who are capable of transmuting are referred to as “Alchemists.” Behind the Alchemist’s great abilities, it turns out that Alchemists have a dark side that no Alchemist is allowed to do.

The dark side is “Human Transmutation,” performed on humans, considered taboo in the Alchemist world.


Along the way, they encounter many challenges and meet new friends and enemies. The series is widely acclaimed for its complex and compelling story, as well as its characters and world-building.

6. Angel Beats

Angel Beats

  • Number of Episodes: 13
  • Rating MAL: 8.30
  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, School, Supernatural

Synopsis :


The Anime Follows a teenager named Yuzuru Otonashi who suddenly wakes up and is confronted by a girl carrying a rifle named, Nakamura Yuri. After waking up, Yuri immediately told the situation that happened to Otonashi that he had died and was taken to the Afterlife world, the next world after death.

It is known that Yuri is now trying to defy the god who has made this world dissatisfied with the fate given him by killing the girl suspected of being an angel who fulfills the duty of watching over the afterlife residents.

Because Yuri’s explanation sounded strange, Otonashi didn’t believe it and tried to ask the girl suspected of being an angel even though Yuri had warned her to stay away from her.


When asked, it turned out that the answer was not much different from what Yuri said, especially in the part where he was in the Afterlife world.

When Otonashi asked for proof, the girl stabbed Otonashi suddenly. After the stabbing incident, Otonashi, who woke up the next day, was surprised that he was not dead.


With Otonashi’s various oddities, he finally begins to believe. He joins Yuri and others in an organization called SSS (Shinda Sekai Sensen) to fight the angel.

7. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms
  • Number of Episodes: 1 (Movie)
  • Rating MAL: 8.57
  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis :

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms is a beautiful and heartwarming anime movie that follows the story of an immortal girl named Maquia. The movie begins with Maquia living in a secluded forest village with her fellow Iorphs, a race of people who do not age.


One day, Maquia’s peaceful life is shattered when she is attacked by Mezarte soldiers looking for the Iorphs’ secret to immortality. During the chaos, Maquia loses her best friend, Leilia, and is forced to flee the village alone.

Maquia eventually comes across a human settlement and befriends Ariel, a young boy. Despite their different backgrounds, the two quickly form a strong bond. As Ariel grows up into a young man, Maquia watches on helplessly as he begins to age while she remains the same.

Even though she knows their time together is limited, Maquia cherishes every moment they have together.


The movie ends bittersweetly as Ariel succumbs to old age while Maquia lives on forever. Despite losing her best friend, Maquia finds comfort in knowing she will never be alone as long as she has memories of him.

8. WorldEnd: What do you do at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us?

WorldEnd: What do you do at the end of the world
  • Number of Episodes: 12
  • Rating MAL: 7.85
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance, Fantasy

Synopsis :

The emergence of a new race in the form of a terrible beast named “Beast” caused the world to be engulfed in chaos everywhere, finally causing human existence to become extinct. 500 years after the disaster caused by the Beast, a race other than humans that still survives lives on a floating island in the sky where it is a safe place from the threat of the Beast.

To defeat this terrible creature, they need an ancient weapon in the form of a racial girl called “Leprechauns, ” considered a powerful weapon against beasts. Unfortunately, their life span does not last long so they can die anytime. In this unfortunate situation, the only surviving human has appeared and awakened from his long slumber.


He is Willem kmetsch, a human who has slept for 500 years since the Beast caused havoc. After waking up, Willem began to live a new life by living in the city of Grimpjhal along with other races and was assigned as an arsenal guard.

Upon entering the armory, Willem was surprised to find that the weapons he had to protect were a group of young girls from the Leprechaun race.

Of all the Leprechaun girls, one girl named Chtholly Nota Seniorious has a brave attitude and is willing to sacrifice herself to create world peace. Now Willem has to look after the children while feeling like a father figure to them.

9. Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

  • Number of Episodes: 11
  • Rating MAL: 8.14
  • Genre: Drama

Synopsis :

Feeling dissatisfied with her life, a junior high school student named Mirai Onozawa thought of wishing her world was destroyed.

She is very upset with her life because her mother, who is far away from her, is bored with school life and is constantly bothered by his younger brother, Yuuki Onozawa.

When she hoped the world would be destroyed, her wish seemed to be granted because a powerful earthquake measuring eight on the Richter Scale suddenly hit the Kanto area after that. The incident started when Mirai reluctantly invited Yuuki to visit a robot exhibition in Odaiba.

They gave up at the time of the incident and could only watch as the earthquake-ravaged Tokyo. In the ongoing chaos, the two children meet Mari Kasukabe, a female motorbike rider who is willing to take them to where their parents are. Their adventure to get to where their parents finally began.

10. Clannad


  • Number of Episodes: 23
  • Rating MAL: 8.31
  • Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy, Romance, Supernatural, School, Drama

Synopsis :

The Anime Follows Tomoya Okazaki, whose life is getting messy because he is in the worst condition due to various problems, one of which is caused by his messy family.

How could it not be his father? Every time he came home, he would be drunk, making his mother leave them because she could not bear to see his father’s behavior.

Apart from that, Tomoya and his family’s relationship was destroyed. the lack of harmony in Tomoya’s family made his dream of becoming a basketball player unable to come true. This made him even more devastated and finally made Tomoya feel hopeless in living his life.

When Tomoya begins to have no intention of living life, that’s where he meets a girl named Nagisa Furukawa, who looks foreign to him.

It turned out that Nagisa was a student who was Tomoya’s senior but failed to pass due to illness during the test, which prevented her from entering. Tomoya is amazed that Nagisa is still upbeat despite the ordeal.

Impressed, Tomoya finally develops a friendship with Nagisa and gets various life lessons that make him remain firm even though he experiences various trials, no matter how hard.

11. Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Number of Episodes: 12
  • Rating MAL: 8.47
  • Genre: Drama, Magic, Psychological, Thriller

Synopsis :

Madoka Kaname is an ordinary, simple junior high school student living an ordinary life with her classmate, Sayaka Miki. One day, Madoka dreams of seeing a mysterious girl with long black hair.

The next day, Madoka is surprised that the girl in her dream appears, and she is Homura Akemi, a cold girl who is now a transfer student. Soon, Madoka and Sayaka meet a strange cat-like creature named Kyuubey.

The creature made an offer to the two ordinary girls that he would grant any wish on the condition that they become Magical Girls to eradicate evil.

Interested, Madoka finally agreed, but Homura stopped her because what she said differed from the original. Homura said that because she was a Magical Girl who had experienced various hardships. It’s too late for Madoka to reject her offer, and Madoka’s life full of despair has begun.

12. A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice
  • Number of Episodes: 1 (Movie)
  • Rating MAL: 9.04
  • Genre: Drama, School, Shounen

Synopsis :

A Silent Voice is a 2016 Japanese anime film directed by Naoko Yamada and written by Reiko Yoshida. It is based on the manga series of the same name by Yoshitoki Ōima. The film follows a young man named Shōya Ishida.

While in elementary school, there was a new transfer student named Shouko Nishimaya, a girl who was deaf and mute but always smiled. At that time, Shouko was placed in the same class as a boy named Ishida Shouya.

Nishimaya’s presence at school was not welcomed by some people there, including Ishida and his group, who often mocked and made fun of her so that Shouko’s hearing aids were damaged many times.

When the bullying continued non-stop every day, suddenly, there was news that Nishimaya had left to move to another school.

The students feel sympathy for Nishimaya, while Ishida is considered the mastermind behind Shouko’s move because he always bullies her. Hence, he is now a child disliked and even shunned by his friends until he enters junior high school.

This isolation made Ishida’s personality change drastically to become shy, coupled with a feeling of guilt that continues to haunt him until now.

Upon entering high school, by chance, Ishida was reunited with Nishimaya. As an apology, he wants to form a new relationship with Nishimaya and decides to befriend him as a penance to reconnect with Shouko and her old friends.

13. Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

  • Number of Episodes: 1 (Movie)
  • Rating MAL: 7.87
  • Genre: Drama, Historical

Synopsis :

Gen is a passionate child who fights for their lives in the war between the United States and Japan that has been going on since three years ago.

Now entering 1945, the son of a sandal craftsman is trying to meet the needs of his family, who are short of food, especially for his pregnant mother. Despite being hit by poverty and many difficulties, Gen remains optimistic about helping his father to be able to meet his daily needs.

When the atomic bombing of Hiroshima by the United States occurred, Gen was very lucky to be one of the survivors, but not some of his family members who could not survive.

Gen could only save his mother, and they were shocked to see so many dead, burned, and horrible sights after the bombing. Now Gen and his mother must continue to fight to survive. What awaits Gen and his mother next?

14. A Place Further than the Universe

A Place Further than the Universe
  • Number of Episodes: 13
  • Rating MAL: 8.62
  • Genre: Slice of Life, Adventure

Synopsis :

Throughout her life, Mari Tamaki has always felt regret because she didn’t do anything. There is a very high curiosity inside Mari about the world around her, and she dreams of traveling beyond the reach of the universe.

Unfortunately, he had to resist the urge out of fear of the risks he would incur in doing so, and it made him worry about his desire to know the outside world.

When he enters his second year as a high school student, he meets a girl who finally motivates him to do what he wants.

Shirashe Kobuchizawa a girl who lost her mother three years ago, intends to travel far to Antarctica to find her mother and discover why her mother has disappeared.

Unfortunately, Shirase’s big actions made him always ridiculed by his friends. But not for Mari, knowing that Shirase’s efforts were so great, he decided to join Shirase to be able to achieve his wish.

Soon several other girls also joined, they were: Shiraishi Yuzuki, a girl who has a polite nature and comes from an upper-class family, and Miyake Hinata, a cheerful girl who wants to stand out. Together they ventured into the frigid south.

15. Myself; Yourself

Myself Yourself

  • Number of Episodes: 13
  • Rating MAL: 7.32
  • Genre: Drama, Romance, School

Synopsis :

Sakuranomori city, 5 friendly children always spend time together. They consist of: Nanaka Yatsushiro, a girl with a happy nature; Sana Hidaka, a handsome man with a slightly cold personality; Two Wakatsuki Twins, namely Shuusuke and Shuuri; and Aoi Oribe who has a kind nature.

Unfortunately, one of the five friends, namely Sana, had to part with her friends because she was going to move to another city for her family’s business matters. As a sign of farewell, each of Sana’s friends gave a gift as a memory so that their friendship would not be forgotten.

After 5 years, Sana, who is now a high school student, has returned to her hometown and misses her old friends after 5 years of not seeing each other. Thinking that his past friends have changed drastically, it turns out that their character is still the same.

But there is only one person whose nature is very different from the others, he is Nanaka, who used to be carefree and becomes gloomy and cold. In order to maintain her friendship, can Sana make Nanaka return to being the cheerful girl she used to be?

16. Your Lie in April

Your Lie in April

  • Number of Episodes: 22
  • Rating MAL: 8.87
  • Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, School, Shounen

Synopsis :

Arima Kousei a boy whose talent is amazing when he plays the piano. With his great talent, he often won first-ranked piano competition championships at the level of children his age.

So great, Arima’s prowess earned him the nickname “Metronome Man” because he is the greatest and youngest pianist.

His ability to play the piano is all thanks to his mother’s hard work, who has educated and taught him well through his special method so that Arima can be what he is today.

Unfortunately, when his mother died, Arima, who felt deep sadness, made him decided to stop playing the piano forever.

Several years later, when Arima entered junior high school. He was met by a beautiful blonde girl named Kaori Miyazono. Their meeting might be able to change Arima’s destiny to make him return to the world of music.

17. Yuki Yuna is a Hero

Yuki Yuna is a Hero
  • Number of Episodes: 12
  • Rating MAL: 7.46
  • Genre: Slice of Life, Psychological, Drama, Magic, Fantasy

Synopsis :

In the daily life of a teenager named Yuuki Yuuna, he always does activities as a hero in the hero club at his middle school. Yuuna always helps people with various problems at school while giving them a cute smile.

As a club duty, he is prepared to perform duties like a real hero. However, an event has occurred where Earth is visited by an evil virus creature named Vertex, who intends to threaten the world. To fight them, the members of the hero club are summoned by a god named “Shinjuu”.

Yuuna, along with her best friend named, Mimori Tougou and two Inobouzaki brothers, namely Fuu and Itsuki, has been summoned through a cellphone application to carry out a very difficult task which is of course, very different from their usual duties, namely protecting the world from the threat of Vertex by being given a magical girl power to fight the outgoing Vertex, via their cell phones.

Apart from studying and carrying out various daily activities, they also have to take on the great task of protecting the earth with the power they are given and discover the true meaning of a hero.

18. Assassination Classroom

Assassination Classroom

  • Number of Episodes: 22
  • Rating MAL: 8.22
  • Genre: Action, Comedy, School, Shounen

Synopsis :

Kunigagaoka Junior High School a superior junior high school where a school is a place for excellent and outstanding students. The school has a unique rule, namely by creating an abandoned class “End-Class” or Class E, where there is a place for students with the lowest scores and become objects of discrimination.

But for this year, the lives of the Class E students will be different from previous years. The moon suddenly disintegrates for no apparent reason, becoming a crescent forever.

One day, Class E has an unusual new teacher who isn’t a human but a talking yellow octopus creature. It is known that Class E will be tasked with killing the creature while participating in teaching and learning activities with it in one year.

If they fail to kill him one year, the earth will be destroyed. The creature is now called “Koro-Sensei,” who might be considered the greatest teacher because besides being good at teaching, he is also difficult to kill because of his speed which can reach Mach 20.

19. I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

  • Number of Episodes: 1 (Movie)
  • Rating MAL: 8.73
  • Genre: Drama

Synopsis :

They enter spring in April when the cherry blossoms are blooming. A geek man has found a book titled “Life While Dying” in the waiting room of a hospital.

He realized the book belonged to his classmate Sakura Yamauchi, a popular girl with a cheerful personality. It is known that Sakura has a fatal pancreatic disease that makes her only live for a few more months.

For that, Sakura lives the rest of her life to the fullest until her time is over. In addition, he also explained that apart from his family, only the man knew about his illness. The man decided that he would not reveal his big secret.

After that meeting, those with opposite traits and rarely communicate end up living together, where the man is willing to accompany Sakura for the rest of his life. This togetherness slowly makes the man change to become a better person.

The artwork is also good. The background and coloring are very beautiful, coupled with smooth animated movements that make this series recommended as the Best Sad Anime.

20. Air


  • Number of Episodes: 12
  • Rating MAL: 7.41
  • Genre: Slice of Life, Supernatural, Drama, Romance

Synopsis :

“Sky Girl”, is a legend that has been passed down from generation to generation. A man named Yukito Kunisaki who already knows about this story from his mother starts a journey and adventures to various areas to find the whereabouts of the Sky Girl.

Upon arriving at a town near the coast, Yukito, who is hungry but has no money, gives up his search for a while and performs a magical puppet show he learned from his mother to earn money.

Unfortunately, instead of earning enough money, the shows bored audiences to the point where they weren’t interested in watching them anymore and ended without making any money.

Because he could not stand hunger, Yukito almost fainted. Not long after, he was helped by a strange kind-hearted girl named Misuzu Kamio. Seeing Yukito’s condition, Misuzu offers to stay at his house for a while, asking him to be his friend.

If it was for getting food, Yukito immediately accepted Misuzu’s offer for granted. After Yukito’s condition improved, he could stay home with Misuzu temporarily.

While Yukito is staying at the Misuzu residence, he meets girls around town, befriends them, and begins to understand them one by one while getting a clue about the Sky Girl.

21. Haibane Renmei

Haibane Renmei

  • Number of Episodes: 13
  • Rating MAL: 8.02
  • Genre: Slice of Life, Mystery, Psychological, Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis :

Haibane is an angel-like creature with wings and a halo above its head that was born from a cocoon.

In a dream where a girl falls from the sky, after that, a cocoon opens, and the girl wakes up from the dream without remembering all of her past, including her own identity.

It is known that the girl is currently in the “Old Home” home for the Haibane to study, live, understand, and seek opportunities outside their world’s boundaries.

Every dream of a new Haibane is considered the realization of his dream. For that reason, the girl who dreams of falling has been named “Rikka.” While there, Rikka had to obey strict rules for the Haibane, such as not leaving the village or going near any nearby walls.

They find their respective goals with other new Haibane friends, Reku, Kuu, and others.

22. Chrono Crusade

Chrono Crusade

  • Number of Episodes: 24
  • Rating MAL: 7.75
  • Genre: Action, Demons, Historical, Romance, Shounen, Supernatural

Synopsis :

In 1920 the crime rate increased rapidly. A group of demons has appeared in the Americas, bringing fear and panic.

Meanwhile, devil worshipers also appeared, and as time went on, their presence also increased, resulting in chaos in various areas. This is the task of a sacred organization called the Magdalena Order, which was founded to carry out the task of exterminating demons that cause chaos.

The New York branch of the Magdalena Order organization, there is a nun named Rossete Christoper who is assigned with her teammate who is a young demon named Chrono, to carry out various missions to eradicate demons that threaten and overcome rampant evil.

They are known as a team that is very good at carrying out missions, even though they also often cause chaos and damage in their missions.

With the dark past, they had, the desire to fight the threat of demons is getting higher, especially Rossete, who wants to find her younger brother named Joshua, who disappeared because a sinful demon, Aion, took him.

23. Steins; Gate

Steins; Gate

  • Number of Episodes: 24
  • Rating MAL: 9.14
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Synopsis :

Rintarou Okabe a mad scientist who likes to do various strange research. He is researching an old building in the Akihabara area to create a gadget that can make someone travel through time.

He was not alone. Okabe did his research with members of his lab consisting of Hashida Itaru and Mayuri Shiina.

To create something they want, they keep working hard to achieve it. After working continuously, they finally succeeded in creating a device called a “Microwave Cellphone,” which is known to be used to send messages at different times.

However, when the tool is used, a series of mysterious events occur, with a message that can change history and cause various deaths. Now Okabe must face the mystery of his own research tool and must save people with the help of time travel through the tool he created.

24. Little Buster

Little Busters

  • Number of Episodes: 26
  • Rating MAL: 7.61
  • Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy, Supernatural, Drama, School

Synopsis :

At a very young age, a boy named Riki Naoe must experience the sad fate of losing his parents due to a tragic accident. After the death of Riki’s parents, he turned into a child who often closed himself off from the social world.

While Riki is still sad, a boy named Kyousuke Natsume intends to help Riki from his depression by recruiting Riki into a group called “Little Buster,” which consists of children who have been friends since childhood.

They consist of: Masato Inohara, Kengo Miyazawa, Rin Natsume, and Kyousuke Natsume. With the presence of Little Buster, Riki’s life begins to improve, filled with joy by fighting various problems and carrying out various fun youth activities together.

Several years have passed, the Little Buster children have entered high school, and their happy days seem to be getting fewer and fewer.

As the leader of Little Buster, Kyousuke decides to form a baseball team as the final year students to spend his high school years doing activities together.

It’s a shame that the number of members isn’t enough. Riki, who now feels he has to repay the favor because Litte Buster helped him in the past, tries hard to help find new members to join the Little Buster baseball team.

25. Made in Abyss

Made in Abyss

  • Number of Episodes: 13
  • Rating MAL: 8.91
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis :

Orth is a city located on an island called Beoluska. There, there is a very deep mysterious abyss called “Abyss.” There are many mysteries, and in it are also stored various relics that are currently still undiscovered.

Not many people dare to enter the Abyss because it is very dangerous, where various strange creatures and a deadly disease called the “Curse of the Abyss” will attack those who enter.

Only certain people enter the Abyss, and they are known as Delvers, selected people with courageous traits who can enter the Abyss to solve various mysteries within it.

Delvers are grouped from various levels seen from the different colors of the whistles. Riko is a daughter of the legendary Delvers with a white whistle title named Lyza, who has now mysteriously disappeared.

To follow in her mother’s footsteps, Riko intends to explore the Abyss deeper to solve all the mysteries. Unfortunately, because he is still a red whistle Delvers, he is only allowed to explore the top only.

One day, Riko meets a boy who looks her age. He is a robot named Reg by Riko because when he wakes up he can’t remember his name.

The technology found in Reg may have been specially made to be able to explore the Abyss and this may be Riko’s opportunity to begin her recovery in the abyss without knowing the terrible truth that lies within

Many emotional scenes will be found in the story, so Made in Abyss deserves to be a Recommended Best Sad Anime List.

The following are sad anime that don’t need to be included in the list because many already know

One Piece
Fairy Tail

Okay, that’s enough of the Best Sad Anime List Recommendations this time; if there are still things missing or mistakes, you can add or fix them through the comments or contacts that have been provided.

Author - Rohit
I am Rohit, an author at Otakukan. I was born and raised in Banglore, India. I have always loved watching anime and reading manga. In college, I started writing my own stories and creating my own characters.